UQUALISOL-ZU – SOIL QUALITY ASSESSMENT FOR SPATIAL PLANNING IN URBAN AND PERI-URBAN AREAS. THE PROVENCE COAL FIELD CASE STUDY.

Programme: GESSOL
Research period: 2009-2012
Key question / Key goal: Integrating soil quality in spatial planning decisions in urban and peri-urban regions : practical suggestions using a multifonctionnality indicator and application to the Provence coal field
Kind of study: Experimental and Desk study
Keywords: soil conservation ; urban monitoring; soil quality ; Provence mine basin ; soil quality indicator
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Research question(s):
Approaches to improve the awareness of citizens and policy makers about the value of soil transformation processes
Development and implementation of administrative systems for soil contaminations and restrictions of land use
How can we increase the societal awareness about the main dilemmas relating to food production
Integration of soil and groundwater quality management into spatial planning
Methods to improve the awareness of the value of biodiversity and environmental services of the soil
Regional management of all related approaches, aspects and interests in soil quality
Soil related to socio-economic system